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Colorado School of Mines is the No. 24 public university in the nation, according to the latest rankings from Niche. The college ranking site based its analysis on academic, admissions, financial and
"Mines is honored to have a second building recognized as LEED Platinum, and we intend to follow the highest standards of sustainability in future construction projects," said Kirsten Volpi, executive vice president and chief operating officer.
At Mines, bachelor’s degree recipients reported a median salary of $79,300 during the first five years after graduation and $148,700 after 10 or more years of work experience, according to PayScale's 2021 College Salary Report.
The Grandey Leadership by Design First-Year Honors Experience will teach first-year students leadership principles alongside ethics, communication, innovation and entrepreneurship, and research and design skills.
Mines was also recognized for its support of student veterans, innovation, undergraduate computer science program and undergraduate teaching in the annual rankings.
John Trefny, the 15th president of Colorado School of Mines and professor emeritus of physics, has been named a 2021 Sigma Xi Fellow.
The traditional M Climb up Mount Zion returns this week after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are excited and proud that Mines and our hometown of Golden will be the test bed for this new technology, which will lead to new developments in how it is improved and scaled up so that the environmental and human benefits can be extended well beyond Mines, Golden, and our state," Mines President Paul C. Johnson said.
The Associate in Engineering Science degree will smooth the path for transfer from community college to a four-year degree program at Mines.
In the new role, Sam Spiegel will oversee all of Mines Online’s education programs, including adult learning, continuing professional education, academic courses and degree/certificate programs.